The 21st Manhunt International Male Supermodel 2022 World Finals is set in Okada Manila on Saturday, October 1 with 34 candidates from all over the world competing for the prestigious title including Philippine bet Joshua De Sequera.
Candidates were presented to the press at Okada Coral Pool on Monday, graced by Rosko Dickinson, president of Manhunt International and reigning Manhunt International 2020 Paul Luzineau.
De Sequera, a 25-year-old executive property specialist and son of former supermodel Marina Benipayo, aims to duplicate June Macasaet’s win in 2012.
Preliminaries are on-going with the candidates competing in the digital Physique Challenge, a test of the models’ sexy body shapes, creativity, and modeling skills; and Casting Challenge, to test the models’ skills on how they work with the camera and captivate with their facial features from different angles.
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PH’s representatives in inaugural Mrs. Universe Official pageant named
The Mrs. Universe Official named Ellen Poyaoan Santos and Ann Marie Morales as Mrs. Universe Philippines 2022 Official and Mrs. Universe Asia Pacific 2022 Official, respectively, during a Sashing and Crowning Ceremony held at Hotel Celeste Makati on Saturday.
Santos and Morales will compete against more than 50 delegates at the inaugural Mrs. Universe (Official) 2022 pageant to be held in New South Wales, Australia on December 4.
Santos, aka Doc Ellen, Mrs. North Pacific Asia 2021, is a 45-year-old mother of three, a multi-degree holder, and an academician. She is a member of the Board of Directors of the Professional Aestheticians Association of the Philippines and CEO of DermèSkin Aesthetics Philippines. She advocates the “Sapat na Edukasyon para sa mga Bata” through a scholarship program under her own Butterfly Kingdom e-Learning School (BKeLS).
Morales, a 62-year-old widow with three children, is a civil engineer by profession. Consistently one of Manila’s Best Dressed Women, she is the CEO of Sereshark Land Development, Inc. and supports the abused children and orphans of the Children of Joy Foundation.